Dooly County Extension

Ultra Late Planted Soybeans

We are getting a few questions about late season soybeans. This is a great write-up from Brooks County Extension Agent Stephanie Hollifield. I am also including a link to the 2014 Soybean Production Guide. Stephanie Hollifield – In the last several years, many growers have experienced great success planting soybeans behind…
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Pecan Update

Lots of good, timely information here from Dr. Lenny Wells – Fungicide Resistance Concerns –  Dr. Katherine Stevenson’s fungicide sensitivity testing program is a wonderful service for Georgia’s pecan growers and I would encourage all of our growers to take advantage of this opportunity. It is free to the grower…
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Dooly County Extension Hosts Feral Pig Roundtable

Feral hogs eating away at farmers’ land and profits By Clint Thompson University of Georgia, College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences  Feral hogs may be prime prey for hunters, but to Georgia farmers they’re the ultimate predator. They destroy farmland, eat away at a farmer’s crops and drastically reduce potential…
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Peanut Rx

Here is the link to this years recommended Peanut Rx programs. Peanut Rx and Peanut Fungicide Programs
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Some Answers to Common Questions (Prostko)

Some good, recent information from Dr. Prostko – I can tell things are busy right now because my phone has been ringing off the hook.  Here are some quick answers to some common questions that I have gotten recently: 1) Can I spray paraquat + Storm + Dual cracking treatments…
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Corn Production Update

Currently, corn planted around March 25th in Dooly County should be approaching 36 inches tall and V6-V8 growth stage (per measurements taken May 12 from our corn sentinel plot). At this stage, your corn requires almost 2 tenths of an inch of water per day. Weed control – If you…
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2014 Agricultural projects in Dooly County

This is not all we are doing this season, but these are a few of the more prominent projects that we are working on. Cotton Variety Trials – Variety selection is one of the most important decisions a grower can make, as this decision determines the genetic yield potential for…
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